Like any industry, the food world churns out and feeds off of hyped, new products at a dizzying rate. Quality is important, but wow-factor trumps all in the sensationalist race to the top -- or bottom. This summer we may have seen peak hype with the infamous cronut.
Some crazes we can tolerate because they're just that good, but others make us never want to look at another food blog again for as long as we live. Here are some of the worst offenders, and why it's time to say goodbye -- at least for a little while -- to these foods that have definitely jumped the shark: